Tolleson Elementary School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 3,154 students in Tolleson Elementary School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Tolleson Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Tolleson Elementary School District are Arizona Desert Elementary School, Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School and Sheely Farms Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Tolleson Elementary School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Tolleson Elementary School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Tolleson Elementary School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 08
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
4 Schools
2,350 Schools
# Students
3,154 Students
1,105,218 Students
# Teachers
164 Teachers
47,587 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Tolleson Elementary School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 620 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#463 out of 640 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Tolleson Elementary   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tolleson Elementary   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tolleson Elementary   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.35
0.65
# American Indian Students
33 Students
61,491 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
6%
# Asian Students
29 Students
31,838 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
2,527 Students
497,757 Students
% Hispanic Students
80%
45%
# Black Students
349 Students
58,207 Students
% Black Students
11%
5%
# White Students
151 Students
417,623 Students
% White Students
5%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
3,983 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
59 Students
33,882 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
113
12,624
# Students in K Grade:
312
79,836
# Students in 1st Grade:
311
80,587
# Students in 2nd Grade:
348
81,293
# Students in 3rd Grade:
340
84,898
# Students in 4th Grade:
371
87,786
# Students in 5th Grade:
370
88,387
# Students in 6th Grade:
340
87,202
# Students in 7th Grade:
333
86,107
# Students in 8th Grade:
314
85,623
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
85,693
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
83,671
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
77,920
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
83,263
# Ungraded Students:
2
328

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $8,927 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,358. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $8,913 is less than the state median of $10,827. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue
$28 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Tolleson Elementary   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$28 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total spending of Tolleson Elementary   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$8,927
$11,358
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Tolleson Elementary   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$8,913
$10,827
This chart display average spending per public school student in Tolleson Elementary   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Tolleson Elementary School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Arizona Desert Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8803 W. Van Buren Street
Tolleson, AZ 85353
(623) 936-9740
Grades: PK-8
| 576 students
Rank: #22.
Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
9401 W. Garfield St.
Tolleson, AZ 85353
(623) 936-9740
Grades: PK-8
| 938 students
Rank: #33.
Sheely Farms Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
9450 W. Encanto
Phoenix, AZ 85037
(623) 936-9740
Grades: PK-8
| 794 students
Rank: #44.
Desert Oasis Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
8802 W. Mcdowell
Tolleson, AZ 85353
(623) 533-3901
Grades: PK-8
| 846 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 08
  • Students: 3,154 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35

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